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Research Methodology in Applied Economics / Edition 2

Research Methodology in Applied Economics / Edition 2

by Don E. Ethridge


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ISBN-13: 9780813829944
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 05/31/2004
Edition description: REV
Pages: 248
Sales rank: 195,096
Product dimensions: 6.90(w) x 9.40(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Don E. Ethridge, Ph.D., is chairman and professor, Department of Agricultural and Applied Economics, Texas Tech University, Lubbock. He has been a student of research methodology for many years and has extensive experience conducting all types of economic research.

Table of Contents

Chapters 1-4 The definitional, conceptual, and philosophical aspects of research methodology. Chapters 2 through 4 define terms and concepts, examine the research process, and consider how research and methodology are related to science, knowledge, objectivity, prediction, induction, deduction, and philosophic beliefs, helping readers understand, rationalize, and justify the process

Chapters 5-9 the procedural aspects of research methodology. Devoted primarily to planning and organizing a research project, this section begins with an overview of the research project plan and proceeds to chapters organized around major elements of the research proposal. Substantive topics such as suggestions and perspectives on writing, seeking funding support for research, and data collecting are included in the chapters or as appendices

Chapter 10 the reporting of the research

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